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Maurice 'Parky' Parkinson - 7/27/2016

Maurice 'Parky' Parkinson

Maurice “Parky” Parkinson, age 86 of Centralia, passed away Friday, July 22, 2016 at Marion Veterans Affairs Community Living Center. Maurice served in the US Navy during the Korean War on the USS Helena.  He was a mechanic and worked for Holtkamp Electric Company as a store manager in Crossville during the 1960’s and 1970’s. He was a Life Member of the Carmi VFW Post 3851 and served as past 13th District Commander.  He was a member of the Centralia American Legion post 446, 40 & 8 Association and was very active in the Military Honor Guard. He loved spending time with his family and friends.

Funeral Services for Maurice “Parky” Parkinson will be held Wednesday July 27, 2016 at 1:00 P.M. at the Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home in Centralia with Rev. Elaine Bush officiating.  Burial will follow at Zion Grove Cemetery in Kell, IL. Military Honors will be accorded at the gravesite by the American Legion Post 446 and V.F.W. Post 2055. Visitation will be held Wednesday, July 27, 2016 from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.at the funeral home.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Zion Grove Cemetery or Donor’s Choice and will be accepted at the Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home 235 N. Sycamore, Centralia, IL, which is assisting the family with arrangements.  Online condolences may be made to the family by visiting www.sutherlandfuneralhome.com

Maurice 'Parky' Parkinson married Carolyn Sue Tate on June 19, 1955 at the Dix Methodist Church and she survives him.  In addition to his wife he is survived by a daughter: Rebecca Nix and husband Frank of Bluford, IL, a son: Duane Parkinson and wife Denise of Claremore, OK, granddaughters: Felicia Nix and husband Arlo Holmes of Bloomington, Il., Megan Parkinson of Claremore, OK, Amanda Jones and husband Myles of Claremore, OK, Emily Parkinson of Claremore, OK, Grandson: Aaron Nix and wife Christine of University Place, WA, Great-grandchildren William Breeden of Bloomington, Il, Johnathon Nix of University Place, WA, Claire Nix of University Place, WA, Marcus Parkinson of Claremont, OK, two Brothers: Jimmie Parkinson and wife JoAnn of Bartlett, TN, Darrel Parkinson and wife Patty of Centralia, Il, and a sister Janet Sheils and husband Tom of Seneca Falls, NY.  

'Parky' Parkinson was born April 21, 1930 in Centralia, IL, son of C. Wallace Parkinson and Louise W. (Copple) Parkinson. Both preceded him in death..


Margaret 'Margie' (Boatright) Whisler - 7/26/2016

Margaret 'Margie' (Boatright) Whisler

Margaret 'Margie' (Boatright) Whisler, age 86 of Centralia, passed away, Thursday, July 21, 2016 at SSM Health St. Marys Hospital in Centralia.  Margie was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church of Hoffman. She loved all animals and she enjoyed cooking. Her greatest enjoyment was spending time with family and friends.

Per her wishes, 'Margie Whisler' will be cremated and a Private Family Service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Centralia Humane Society and will be accepted at the Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home in Centralia, which is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be made to the family by visiting www.sutherlandfuneralhome.com

"Margie" Whisler is survived by a special niece and caregivers, Vicki Ingram and husband David “Davo” of Centralia, two nieces: Joni Gaetti and husband Gary of Texas and Mandy Whittaker and husband John of California; two nephews: Terry Boatright and Jerry Boatright; several nieces and nephews, great and great-great nieces and nephews; 2 sisters-in-law: Jinny Boatright of Centralia and Joyce Boatright; Melvin, Margie’s husband had four children that also are surviving. 

'Margie' Whisler was born August 18, 1929 in Hoffman, daughter of Virgil Boatright and Dena (Hohman) Boatright. She married Melvin E. Whisler on May 14, 1981 in Mena, Arkansas and he preceded her in death on November 7, 2011.She was preceded in death by her parents and three brothers: Buddy, Darrell and Lloyd.


Robbin 'Rob' Charles Foltz - 7/26/2016

Robbin 'Rob' Charles Foltz

Robbin “Rob” Charles Foltz, 53 of Centralia, passed away Thursday, July 21, 2016 at his home surrounded by his family. Rob was a member of Eternity Baptist Church in Centralia. He enjoyed target shooting, paintball, and motorcycles. When his sons were younger he coached baseball, soccer and basketball. Most of all he loved spending time with his family, friends and his four-legged companions: Tinkerbell, Pixie, and Little Bit.
 
Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 11:00 AM at the Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home in Centralia with Pastor Kevin Bonifacius officiating. Burial will follow at Little Grove Cemetery in Walnut Hill. Visitation will be held Monday, July 25, 2016 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the family and Celtic Hospice and will be accepted at the Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home in Centralia which is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be made to the family by visiting www.sutherlandfuneralhome.com
 
Rob Foltz is survived by his parents Charles and Linda Foltz of Centralia, his wife of 33 years Pauletta Wright of Centralia, three sons: Blake Foltz and wife Ariel of St. Louis, Missouri, Bryce Foltz and wife Arica of Centralia, and Braden Foltz of Centralia; grand-pup, Beau; sister, Jody Wimberly and husband Martin of Odin; two nephews; mother-in-law, Ethel Wright of Centralia.
Rob Foltz was born December 8, 1962 in Bitburg, Germany, son of Charles Foltz and Linda (Hediger) Foltz of Centralia. He married Pauletta Wright on October 16, 1982 and she survives in Centralia. He was preceded in death by his grandparents and his father-in-law, Paul Wright.


E. Harold "Hal" Lyons - 7/26/2016

E. Harold "Hal" Lyons

E. Harold "Hal" Lyons, age 86, of Centralia, Illinois passed away at Fireside Nursing Home, where he was a resident since January of 2010.  He was a lifelong retail salesman and shoe store manager.  He served in many capacities in the communities he lived in.  He graduated from SCHS class of 1949 and attended SIU and Sanford Brown Business College.  Hal was a musician and the leader of the Knights of Rhythm.  He sang in a ministry at many area nursing homes and was an avid sports fan and player.  Hal was a member of the Methodist Church.

Funeral services for Harold Lyons will be held Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 11 AM at the Rogers-Atkins Funeral Home in Salem with Roger, Robin and Ron Lyons presiding.  Visitation will be held Monday July 25 from 4 to 7 PM at the Rogers-Atkins Funeral Home.  Interment at the East Lawn Cemetery in Salem.  Memorial donations may be made to the Winchester United Methodist Church, Fireside Nursing Home Activity Fund, Salem Area Foundation or the Donor's Choice and will be accepted at the Rogers-Atkins Funeral home, who is in charge or arrangements.

Hal Lyons married Jo Anne "Jo" Lyons on January 20, 1952 and she survives;  Also surviving sons - Roger K. Lyons and wife Jane of Harrisburg;  Robin R. Lyons of Winchester;  Ron Lyons and wife Shelly of Walnut Hill;  sister - Anne Wile of Houston, Texas;  Grandchildren - William S. Lyons of Van Nuys, California;  Tara Marie Meredith and husband Dylan of Langley Air Force Base, Virginia;  Jonathan C. Lyons of Walnut Hill;  Robert Dietrich Lyons of Winchester;  Rebecca Rhea Lyons of Chesterfield, Missouri;  Great grandchildren - Kenedee Marie, Ryder Michael, and Hadley Marie;  sister-in-law - Glenna Kagy of Charleston;  brothers-in-law - Howard R. Kagy of Salem;  Jimmie D. Martin Sr. of Salem;  Darrel Randolph of Salem;  godson and nephew - Jimmie D. Martin, Jr. and wife Sandy of Salem;  Also survived by several nieces and nephews.

E. Harold "Hal" Lyons was born March 1, 1930 in Puxico Missouri son of Owen Lyons Sr. and Ruby Muriel Lyons Young.  He was preceded in death by a son E. Harold "Eddie" Lyons Jr;  2 brothers - Owen Lyons Jr. and Larry Lyons;  step father - Roger C. Young;  sister-in-law Marjorie K. Martin Randolph;  brothers-in-law - Lewis E. Kagy and D.W. "Don" White.

 


Glenna P. Flesner - 7/25/2016

Glenna P. Flesner, 85 of Centralia, passed away Thursday, July 21, 2016 at SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital in Centralia.

Funeral arrangements for Glenna Flesner are entrusted to the Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home in Centralia, where friends may inquire for further information.





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